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Novel Agent Holds Promise for Treating Hair Loss Novel Agent Holds Promise for Treating Hair Loss
WAY-316606, a compound originally developed to treat osteoporosis, may one day help reverse hair loss in people with androgenetic alopecia, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Alopecia sufferer claims £12.95 shampoo helped her regain a FULL head of hair
EXCLUSIVE: Belinda Clarke, 44, from Wiltshire lost her hair due to trauma as a child but in September 2016, she started using Watermans Grow Me shampoo on her completely bald head. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alopecia sufferer claims £12.95 shampoo helped her regain hair
EXCLUSIVE: Belinda Clarke, 44, from Wiltshire lost her hair due to trauma as a child but in September 2016, she started using Watermans Grow Me shampoo on her completely bald head. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

They can keep their ‘cure’ for baldness. I love my hairless head | Tom Usher
When I started losing my long, obsidian, Linkin Park hair, I shaved it all off. It ’s one of the best decisions I’ve ever madeIn news that will be mostly of no use to anyone but ennui-ridden middle-aged men now contemplating their lost youth in the wake of their own fading good looks, it looks like apotential cure for baldness has been found. Scientists from the University of Manchester used a drug originally intended to treat osteoporosis on samples containing scalp hair follicles from more than 40 male hair-transplant patients, and found that the drug had a impressive effect on hair follicles, reviving their ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 10, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Tom Usher Tags: Men's hair Beauty Life and style Fashion Health & wellbeing UK news Ageing Science Source Type: news

This Osteoporosis Drug Has a Surprising Side-Effect. Scientists Say It Could Cure Baldness
Researchers may have discovered a new cure for baldness using a drug initially intended to treat osteoporosis. Scientists from the University of Manchester say the drug,WAY-316606, stimulated hair growth in the lab by targeting a protein that halts hair growth and contributes to baldness, BBC reports. They were originally testing Cyclosporine A, an immunosuppressive drug that has been used since the 1980s to stop rejections in organ transplants and mitigate symptoms of autoimmune diseases. While it was found to suppress hair loss, Cyclosporine A had side-effects that made it unsuitable. So the team went on looking for a dr...
Source: TIME: Health - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Casey Quackenbush Tags: Uncategorized onetime overnight Research Source Type: news

Why is there stigma around male baldness?
Scientists say an existing drug could one day treat baldness, but why do men try to "cure" themselves of it? (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Side effects include ... a potential treatment for baldness
Though it's normal to lose up to 100 hairs from your scalp every day, excessive hair loss is distressing. But a drug originally developed to treat osteoporosis may soon help those who want to treat or even reverse baldness, according to research published Tuesday in the journal PLOS Biology. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drug trial discovers potential treatment for baldness
Though it's normal to lose up to 100 hairs from your scalp every day, excessive hair loss is distressing. But a drug originally developed to treat osteoporosis may soon help those who want to treat or even reverse baldness, according to research published Tuesday in the journal PLOS Biology. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could experimental drug lead to treatment for baldness?
A novel approach to treating hair loss looks at a drug originally intended for osteoporosis (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: Drug could hold cure for baldness
British researchers claim that a drug used to treat osteoporosis could also help stop hair loss. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Protein deficiency symptoms: Hair loss warning symptom of the condition
PROTEIN is essential for growth and repair in your body. When we don ’t get enough of this vital nutrient we experience protein deficiency symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Existing drug may be the answer to hair loss
Treating hair loss is an ongoing challenge for researchers. A recent paper concludes that an osteoporosis drug may just hold the secret. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

A Bone Drug That Treats Baldness?
Title: A Bone Drug That Treats Baldness?Category: Health NewsCreated: 5/8/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/9/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - May 9, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

A Bone Drug That Treats Baldness?
Only two drugs -- minoxidil (Rogaine) and finasteride (Propecia, Proscar) -- exist to treat so-called male-pattern balding. Both have side effects and often produce disappointing hair regrowth results, the researchers noted. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drug designed to treat osteoporosis could be a cure for baldness
The osteoporosis drug, discovered to work for baldness by the University of Manchester, targets a protein that acts as a brake on hair growth and plays a key role in hair loss. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Potential new cure found for baldness
The lead researcher says the discovery could "make a real difference to people". (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Bone Drug That Treats Baldness?
TUESDAY, May 8, 2018 -- A drug intended as a treatment for osteoporosis may help treat hair loss, researchers say. " The fact this new agent, which had never even been considered in a hair loss context, promotes human hair growth is exciting because... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 8, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can a vitamin D deficiency cause hair loss?
People get vitamin D from a variety of foods and from spending time outdoors in sunlight. Vitamin D is an essential nutrient that plays a role in many body functions, including hair growth. In this article, learn how a vitamin D deficiency is related to hair loss, as well as how it can be treated and prevented. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can an iron deficiency cause hair loss?
Iron deficiency anemia occurs when a person does not have enough iron in their body or the body cannot use its supply properly. This can cause a variety of symptoms, which may include hair loss. In this article, learn about the link between an iron deficiency and hair loss, as well as the treatment options for both. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Blood / Hematology Source Type: news

Are you losing your hair? Common chemicals could be to blame; try natural ingredients instead
(Natural News) Our hair is the crown we never take off. It tells a lot about us — our health, hygienic practices, etc. Sometimes, however, that supposed crowning glory turns dull and limp. The strands break and fall out, and we’re faced with an embarrassing problem: hair loss. Your shampoo may be the culprit. That... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is telogen effluvium reversible?
Telogen effluvium is a form of temporary hair loss that usually happens several months after a person experiences a traumatic event or stress. The hair usually regrows within 6 to 9 months. In this article, learn more about causes, treatments, and tips for recovery, including dietary changes and lifestyle habits. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Female pattern baldness: Treatment and genetics
While most women lose between 50 and 100 strands of hair per day, this hair is usually quickly replaced by new growth. When bald patches or thinning occurs, however, it may be a sign of female pattern baldness. In this article, learn more about the common causes and treatment of hair loss in women. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Novel Study of Endocrine Therapy-Induced Hair Loss Novel Study of Endocrine Therapy-Induced Hair Loss
Breast cancer patients are at risk for alopecia with endocrine therapy, but hair growth can often be restored with topical minoxidil.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Management of Chemo-Induced Alopecia With Scalp Cooling Management of Chemo-Induced Alopecia With Scalp Cooling
Is scalp-cooling technology more effective for decreasing alopecia from taxane-based or anthracycline-based chemotherapy regimens?Journal of Oncology Practice (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Alopecia caused by hormone therapy in breast cancer
A study, published inJAMA Dermatology, reports that endocrine therapy-induced alopecia in breast cancer patients is mechanistically similar to androgenetic alopecia.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - April 13, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Endocrine Therapy - Induced Alopecia Seen in Breast Cancer
92 percent had grade 1 severity alopecia with endocrine tx; pattern similar to androgenetic alopecia (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 12, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Gynecology, Oncology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Endocrine Therapy-Induced Alopecia Seen in Breast Cancer
THURSDAY, April 12, 2018 -- For patients with breast cancer, endocrine therapy-induced alopecia (EIA) has a pattern that is similar to androgenetic alopecia, according to a study published online April 11 in JAMA Dermatology. Azael Freites-Martinez,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA Is No Longer Messing Around with Bayer & #039;s Essure
FDA turned up the heat Monday on Bayer to make sure women who are considering the implantable contraceptive device are adequately informed of its risks. Now, patients must be given the opportunity to sign an acceptance of risk and informed decision acknowledgment, and the same "patient-doctor discussion checklist" must be signed by the physician implanting the device. The agency said Bayer will be required to implement the restrictions immediately and ensure that the process going forward results in healthcare provider compliance with the sales restriction. FDA said it will review and monitor the company's p...
Source: MDDI - April 9, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Regulatory and Compliance Business Source Type: news

Independent Review: Offer Scalp Cooling With Breast Cancer Chemo Independent Review: Offer Scalp Cooling With Breast Cancer Chemo
A review of data concludes that scalp cooling is safe and effective for the prevention of chemotherapy-induced alopecia, particularly for breast cancer patients receiving a taxane-based regimen.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Two women lose their HAIR after eating pumpkin soup
Just weeks after eating the root vegetables, the unnamed women, who are believed to be from France, experienced spontaneous alopecia, which affected their scalps and genitals. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The peril of pumpkin soup: Two women lose their HAIR after eating the dish and a side of squash!
Just weeks after eating the root vegetables, the unnamed women, who are believed to be from France, experienced spontaneous alopecia, which affected their scalps and genitals. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cooler Heads Prevail for Preventing Chemo Hair Loss
(MedPage Today) -- Low risk of scalp metastasis associated with scalp cooling (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - March 28, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Alopecia Areata
Title: Alopecia AreataCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 4/30/1999 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/28/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - March 28, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Signalling study sheds light on conditions from alopecia to cancer
(University of Dundee) Researchers from the University of Dundee and the Francis Crick Institute have made a significant discovery about a cellular pathway associated with developmental defects and a myriad of diseases ranging from alopecia to colorectal cancer.The research, jointly led by Dundee's Dr. Gopal Sapkota and Professor Sir Jim Smith of the Crick, examined the role of a protein called PAWS1 in the Wnt signalling pathway, which is of fundamental importance in shaping developing embryos and controlling cell fate in adults. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Capillus Leaves Lasting Impression at AAD ’s 76th Annual Meeting
Laser Therapy Delights Dermatologists Seeking Reputable, Non-Invasive Hair Loss Treatments for Patients(PRWeb March 22, 2018)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/03/prweb15353898.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - March 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency - five symptoms of condition including back pain and hair loss
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms could be caused by obesity or not eating enough fish or milk in your diet. These are the warning signs that you should consider taking supplements of the ‘sunshine’ vitamin. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

I had a transplant after my hairstyle made me go bald
MC Paigey Cakey says she feels "empowered" after having a hair transplant because she had traction alopecia. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aclaris experimental hair loss treatment gets additional patent protection
A new drug candidate being developed by a Chester County biopharmaceutical company to treat hair loss disorders has received additional patent protection. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued the patent, which covers methods related to the use and administration of a certain janus kinase [JAK] inhibitor, to the trustees of Columbia University in New York City. Columbia has exclusively licensed the JAK inhibitor to Aclaris Therapeutics of Malv ern, Pa., in connection with the company's JAK… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 9, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: John George Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can masturbation cause hair loss?
This is just one of many masturbation-related myths. Learn more about this and other myths, the benefits of masturbation, and what really causes hair loss. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news

NanOlogy looks to transform chemotherapy with localized delivery platform
Paclitaxel revolutionized cancer treatment when it was first used as a chemotherapeutic in the 1990s. But although the product is a powerful cancer killer, patients taking systemic doses of paclitaxel have to endure side effects such as peripheral neuropathy and hair loss. Marc Iacobucci and his team at NanOlogy believe they could replace the need for large, systemic doses of paclitaxel with the company’s unique formulation technique. NanOlogy has developed a way to turn drugs such as paclitaxel and docetaxel into sub-micron particles of pure drug that can be delivered locally to tumors. Get the full story ...
Source: Mass Device - March 5, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Clinical Trials Drug-Device Combinations Oncology Pharmaceuticals nanology Source Type: news

Girl with alopecia reveals how bald patch rapidly spread
Laura Brown, now 19, from Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, explained how her hair began falling out when she was just 15 years old. She described how she first noticed a tiny section of bare scalp at school. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What to eat for thicker hair: These 10 foods will nourish your locks
(Natural News) Strong, shiny, healthy-looking hair is a sign of beauty. That’s why baldness or hair loss – known as alopecia areata – can be a distressing condition. Alopecia areata affects the scalp, which causes patches of hair loss. Alopecia areata affects both men and women. Like any other part of your body, hair needs... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Protein deficiency: Seven symptoms you’re not getting enough - including hair loss
Protein is one of the most important nutrients, helping build muscle, skin, enzymes and hormones, so unsurprisingly a protein deficiency can have a big impact on body function. There are seven symptoms to look out for that could indicate that you need to increase your protein intake. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Understanding baldness: Causes, types and potential home remedies
(Natural News) Baldness is not just simply losing hair. For men, it can cause distress. Those who try to cure their baldness are mocked for being vain, while those who are balding are made fun for being old and unattractive. Balding, for men, means losing their manliness. This can be likened to menopause which is... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chemical found in McDonald's fries promotes hair growth in lab mice
Scientists in Japan say their research in mice could someday lead to a new method to treat hair loss -- and one of the ingredients they're using is also found in McDonald's fries. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The 10 foods to eat for thicker hair  
While hair loss and thinning may be distressing, simple dietary changes could be all it takes to prevent further fall outs, according to Neal's Yards Remedies' team of naturopaths and herbalists. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

REVEALED: Baldness cure hidden in McDonald's FRIES ‘can regrow hair without transplant'
A CURE for baldness has been discovered in McDonald's fries that can regrow hair in days using a “simple” technique which does not need a transplant, Japanese scientists have revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists say chemical in McDonalds chips cures BALDNESS
Scientists at  Yokohama National University in Japan used the chemical dimethlypolysiloxane. They successfully regrew hair on the scalps of mice, marking the first time it has ever been done. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Practical hair regeneration technology
(Yokohama National University) Researchers have developed a method for the mass preparation of cellular aggregates, also known as 'hair follicle germs (HFGs),' that may lead to a new treatment for hair loss. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 1, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news